Marymount, founded in 1950, is a church-affiliated, comprehensive university. Programs are offered through the Schools of Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Education and Human Services, and Health Professions. Its 21-acre campus is located in Arlington, five miles from Washington, D.C.

Website: www.marymount.edu/

Private
Co-ed
2,305
Undergraduate
Students
(65.1%) 1,501 Women
(34.9%) 804 Men
1,070
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
92% of 2,416 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.26
SAT Math
512 average
470-550 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
537 average
490-590 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
22 average
19-24 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$48,795
Tuition and Fees
$31,465
Room and Board
$13,190
Average Percent of Need Met
72%
Average Freshman Award
$24,030
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$34,051
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
162
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 11% of classes
10-19 students: 39% of classes
20-29 students: 39% of classes
30-39 students: 11% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Arlington Population
221,045
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Washington, DC
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
31% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Saint Bernard (Bernie)
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
8.8% Asian
17.3% Black/African-American
20.4% Hispanic/Latino
4.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
41.9% White
6.5% Unknown
International Students
16.6% from 66 countries
First-Year Students Returning
78.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
40.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
33.0%
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is required

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English   4
Mathematics   3
Science   2
Foreign Language   3
Social Studies   3
History    
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required for some August 15
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: No policy as of now
ACT: No policy as of now

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
2807 North Glebe Road
City, State, Zip
Arlington, VA 22207-4299
Phone
(703) 284-1500
Fax
(703) 522-0349
E-mail
admissions@marymount.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$40
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 3 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
November 15
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
92% of 2,416 applicants were admitted
Women
93% of 1,672 applicants were admitted
Men
90% of 744 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
633 (28%) of 2,229 admitted students enrolled
Women
381 (24%) of 1,557 admitted students enrolled
Men
252 (38%) of 672 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.26
3.75 and Above
17%
3.50 - 3.74
15%
3.25 - 3.49
15%
3.00 - 3.24
27%
2.50 - 2.99
22%
2.00 - 2.49
4%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
512 average
470-550 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
1%
Score of 600 - 700
13%
Score of 500 - 600
41%
Score of 400 - 500
39%
Score of 300 - 400
6%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
537 average
490-590 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
2%
Score of 600 - 700
19%
Score of 500 - 600
49%
Score of 400 - 500
28%
Score of 300 - 400
2%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
22 average
19-24 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
10%
Score of 24 - 29
25%
Score of 18 - 23
52%
Score of 12 - 17
13%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 12%
Top quarter: 26%
Top half: 62%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$48,795
Tuition and Fees
$31,465
Room and Board
$13,190
Books and Supplies
$1,000
Other Expenses
$2,680
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning January 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003724
Free

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
328 (81.8%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
287 (87.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
287 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
52 (18.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
72%
Average Award
$24,030
Need-Based Gift
Received by 173 (60.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,729
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 223 (77.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,420
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 287 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
103 (25.7%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $13,981

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
1,382 (67.0%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,255 (90.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,255 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
158 (12.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
60%
Average Award
$20,543
Need-Based Gift
Received by 800 (63.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,828
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,028 (81.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,235
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,070 (85.3%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
440 (21.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $13,216

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
63%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$34,051
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
17.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
2.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
Academic scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Biological Sciences, Business, Computer Science, Home Economics, Humanities, Mathematics, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
1,495
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service, Leadership, Memberships, Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
163
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Local/State Students, Out-of-State Students, Religious Affiliation, Veterans, Veterans' Children
Number of Awards
779
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,044
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
  • Communication, General
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Economics, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Fashion Merchandising
  • Fashion/Apparel Design
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Forensic Science and Technology
  • Graphic Design
  • Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
  • History, General
  • Information Technology
  • Interior Design
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Health Education and Promotion
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Sociology
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
Most Popular Disciplines
Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Biological/life sciences, Computer and information sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Business administration, information technology, health sciences
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
No online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
162
Part-Time Faculty
201
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
39%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 11% of classes
10-19 students: 39% of classes
20-29 students: 39% of classes
30-39 students: 11% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 8% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 90% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 2% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
 
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
250
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts, Master of Education

Master's Programs of Study

  • Allied Health--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Community College Education
  • Computer and Information Systems Security
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Education--General
  • Elementary Education
  • English
  • English Education
  • English as a Second Language
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Health Education
  • Health Informatics
  • Health Promotion
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Human Resources Management
  • Interior Design
  • Management Information Systems
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Nursing--General
  • Pastoral Ministry and Counseling
  • Project Management
  • Secondary Education
  • Special Education

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Allied Health--General
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Nursing--General
  • Pastoral Ministry and Counseling
  • Physical Therapy

Location and Setting


Arlington Population
221,045
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Washington, DC
Campus Size
21 acres

Weather

Temperature
25.7 average low in January, 85.1 average high in September
Rain
118 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
8 mile(s) from campus in Washington, D.C.
Nearest Train Station
8 mile(s) from campus in Washington, D.C.

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Men only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
31% of all students
Housing Requirements
Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
69%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Saint Bernard (Bernie)
School Colors
Royal blue and white

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x  
Basketball x   x  
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Golf     x  
Lacrosse x   x  
Soccer x   x  
Swimming And Diving x   x  
Volleyball x   x  
Women's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Golf    
Lacrosse x  
Soccer x  
Swimming And Diving x  
Volleyball x  
Mens's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Baseball x  
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Golf x  
Lacrosse x  
Soccer x  
Swimming And Diving x  
Volleyball x  
Women's Club Sports
cheerleading, triathlon
Men's Club Sports
ice hockey, triathlon

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, soccer, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, fashion club, student nurses association, international club, association for campus events, blue harmony (show choir)
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
2,305
Women
1,501 (65.1%)
Men
804 (34.9%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
2,069
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
8.8% Asian
17.3% Black/African-American
20.4% Hispanic/Latino
4.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
41.9% White
6.5% Unknown
International Students.
16.6% from 66 countries
Average Age
22
All Graduate Students
1,070

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
78.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
40.0%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
52%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
53.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
33.0%
Disciplines Pursued
Business 9.9%
Engineering 1.2%
Law 1.2%
Arts and Sciences 6.3%
Education 2.4%
Other 9%

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